Mallorca’s East: The picturesque region!
Tourist resorts and attractions meet deserted coves and quiet coastlines in the east of Majorca. This is what makes this region so special. Holidaymakers in the tourist areas can be divided into beach holidaymakers and city holidaymakers. Popular places for beach holidays are Cala Ratjada and Cala Millor. City breaks can be enjoyed in Manacor and Artà.
As well as typical activities such as golf, cycling and walking, there is plenty to discover in the east. There are many exciting cave systems that will fascinate you time and time again. Other places to visit include the Ermita de Betlem, a monastery with a beautiful garden on one of the mountains surrounding Artà. You can easily reach the monastery by following the well-maintained footpaths, and when you reach the top you will be rewarded with magnificent views of the sea. You should also visit Capdepera Castle. This is one of the largest castles on the island. From the top you can see all of Capdepera, especially the old stone houses and the beautiful landscape. Punta de Capdepera is the easternmost point of the island and a peninsula. It has a lighthouse, Far de Capdepera, and a ruined watchtower, Torre Embucada.
Most popular places in eastern Mallorca
Cala Millor is a popular holiday resort and offers a wide range of apartments and houses for those interested in buying a property. Overall, the east is known for its family friendly and beautiful beaches. Some of these are: Cala Marcal, Cala Mondrago, Cala des Moro, Cala Llombard or Cala Agulla. Apart from the beaches, the picturesque coves are also a highlight.
Mallorca’s second largest city is also in the east. It is the city of Manacor. It is best known for its furniture and pearl industries. The Serra de Llevant mountain range runs through the east of the island and is ideal for hikers.